King Richard II. King Henry IV, Part 1. King Henry IV, Part 2. Henry V. King Henry VI, Part 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1795 edition. Excerpt: ... dozen mile to-night. Bardolph, give the foldiers coats. Sbal. Sir John, heaven blefs you, and profper your affairs, and fend us peace. As you return, visit my houfe. Let our old acquaintance be renewed: peradventure I will with you to the court. Fal. I would you would, Master Shallow. Shal. Go to. I have fpoke at a word. Fare you well. Exit. Fal. Fare you well, gentle gentlemen. On, Bardolph, lead the men away. " As I return, I will fetch Vol. IV. S " off " off thefe Justices. I do fee the bottom of Justice " Shallow. How fubject we old men are to this vice 'of lying! this fame starv'd Justice hath done no" thing but prated to me of the wildnesi of his youth, " and the feats he hath done about Turnbull-street; and ' every third word a lie, more duly paid to the hearer " than the Turk's tribute. I do remember him at Cle " ment's inn, like a man made after fupper of a cheefe" paring. When he was naked, he was for all the " world like a forked radish, with a head fantastically " carv'd upon it with a knife. He was so forlorn, that " his dimensions to any thick sight were invisible." He was the very genius of famine, yet lecherous as a monkey, and the whores call'd him mandrake: he came ever in the rere-ward of the fashion; and fung thofe tunes to the over-feutch'd houfewives that he heard the carmen whistle, and fware they were his fancies or his good-nights. And now is this vice's dagger become a fquire, and talks as familiarly of John of Gaunt as if he had been fworn brother to him: and I'll be fworn, he never faw him but once in the tilt-yard, and then he broke his head for crowding among the Marfhal's men. I faw it, and told John of Gaunt he beat his own name; for you...
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